Bhubaneswar: Odisha Red Cross Society has topped the list among the States in blood collections.
The Indian Red Cross Society is going to hand over shields for consecutively two years-2019-20 and 2020-21- to Odisha Society for collection of highest number of voluntary blood collections in the country.
The deputy secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Neel Kamal Singh, has said that the awards will announced at the next AGM of IRCS NHQ to be held in virtual mode on 17th May, 2022.. According to him the meeting shall be presided over by union health minister who is the chairman, IRCS.
For collection of highest number of voluntary blood
Maximum Blood collection vis-a-vis population
2019-20 Dadra Nagar Haveli
Odisha has also topped among the States in Fund Raising and Membership and entitled to bag the shields for 2019-20 and 2020-21.
Fund Raising and Membership Shields – Large
1st Position (State Branch) 1st Position (UT Branch)
2019-20 Odisha Delhi
2020-21 Odisha Delhi
Fund Raising and Membership Shields – Small
2019-20 Andhra Pradesh
Odisha Red Cross Society has become a vibrant organisation after retired IAS officer CTM Suguna took over the leadership as secretary.